The latest batch of 17,000+ tests of NFL players results in….ONE (!!) new case of COVID-19. Play ball!

-The NFL released the numbers yesterday, saying that from August 30 to September 5 there were a total of 44,510 tests administered to players and personnel across all of the NFL, and only 8 total new cases were found (one player, 7 personnel)

-If there was any doubt about the season starting as scheduled, that’s out the window: LET’S PLAY BALL

2-minute drill: Colin Kaepernick makes EA Sports Madden 2021…and has a higher rating than QBs like Ryan Tannehill, Jared Goff, Cam Newton, and Kyler Murray. How and why?

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2 minute drill-Cam Mack

-Somehow fast food made it into the show so the boys talk about that

-2 minute drill- Cam Mack

 

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Nebraska Fantasy (sponsored by Ameristar Council Bluffs) / Mike Schaefer: Part 3

-This week’s question: How many total points in Michigan/Penn State?

2-minute drill: Chiefs/Broncos tonight in Thursday Night Football…who wins?

 

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Nebraska Fantasy Promotion (sponsored by Ameristar Council Bluffs)…how many rushing yards will Nebraska have this weekend?

-The first (5) callers on both ‘Early Break’ AND ‘The Drive’ when we call for this segment will give their guesses on the question of the week, and whoever was the closest of the entire 10 callers wins $50 to Ameristar Council Bluffs. This week: How many rushing yards does Nebraska have this weekend?

2 minute drill:  Why is Antonio Brown the way that he is?

There’s a new leader for good quotes for Nebraska football…and he’s a true freshman

Garrett Nelson, freshman outside linebacker from Scottsbluff, delivered some quotes yesterday, including a story about a torn-off fingernail, being so nervous he thinks about throwing up in helmets, and also his view of the Colorado-Nebraska rivalry being so close to the border growing up

 

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Get to a TV tonight, because we have a good Thursday night slate of College Football!!!!!

We get a conference game for the reigning national champs of Clemson against Georgia Tech; Minnesota hosts South Dakota State; UCLA and Chip Kelly heads to Cincinnati; UCF hosts Florida A&M; and the Holy War (BYU/Utah)

What games are you most interested in? An (early) upset alerts for teams listed?

2 minute drill; Bill Straub retires! How do you replace a bowling coach legend?

Early Break: When do you expect a statement to be made?

  • What will the statement say
  • In sports there are no guarantees
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Early Break: Spring Football is back today from Spring Break…what are we curious about?

  • Always interesting to see how player’s focus is coming off of Spring Break….will be interesting to hear from coaches on how it is after practice
  • More on the Izzo situation with his players
  • 2 minute drill: Rob Gronkowski retires!